Yale Law professor denies claim that Kavanaugh only had clerks that ‘looked like models’

The Yale Law professor accused of saying Judge Brett Kavanaugh only had law clerks that “looked like models” blasted the claim, saying the Supreme Court nominee’s only “litmus test” when hiring is “excellence.” The Guardian reported Thursday that Yale Law Professor Amy Chua advised students that it was “no accident” that Kavanaugh’s female clerks all “looked … Continue reading Yale Law professor denies claim that Kavanaugh only had clerks that ‘looked like models’

Dem Sen. Baldwin announces, then cancels fundraiser with Kavanaugh accuser’s lawyers

Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin (left) and attorneys Debra Katz (middle) and Lisa Banks (right).  (Official photo/kmblegal.com ) Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s campaign on Thursday invited supporters to a fundraiser next month with the two attorneys representing Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford, according to an invitation obtained by Fox News — only to abruptly … Continue reading Dem Sen. Baldwin announces, then cancels fundraiser with Kavanaugh accuser’s lawyers

Prospects looking good for Mueller interview of Trump, source says

President Trump’s outside legal counsel is “pleased with the progress being made” in talks with Special Counsel Robert Mueller about a potential interview of the president, a source familiar with the process told Fox News Thursday. A source told Fox News that any interview of Trump is unlikely to take place before the November midterm … Continue reading Prospects looking good for Mueller interview of Trump, source says

Republicans may ‘compel’ testimony from Fusion GPS researcher Nellie Ohr, ex-FBI official James Baker

Nellie Ohr has refused multiple requests to appear voluntarily before House committees, Fox News has learned. Nellie Ohr, who worked as a contractor for the firm behind the anti-Trump dossier and whose Justice Department husband became a backchannel for passing along that information, has refused multiple requests to appear voluntarily before House committees, Fox News … Continue reading Republicans may ‘compel’ testimony from Fusion GPS researcher Nellie Ohr, ex-FBI official James Baker

New York Times: ‘Inside Facebook’s Election War Room’

The New York Times published an article recently which gives an insight into Facebook’s election “war room” where the company will attempt to monitor political disinformation on their platform. The article published in the New York Times titled “Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’” gives a unique insight into Facebook’s preparations ahead of upcoming elections. The … Continue reading New York Times: ‘Inside Facebook’s Election War Room’

PETA Sells Halloween Costume of Trump Jr. Carrying Bloody Leopard

The left-wing animal activist organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is knocking Donald Trump Jr. over his penchant for hunting, selling a Halloween costume of him carrying a bloody leopard. For a small sum of $169, PETA is encouraging its activists to place pre-orders for its “Donald Trump Jr. Hunting Halloween” costume, which includes … Continue reading PETA Sells Halloween Costume of Trump Jr. Carrying Bloody Leopard

Dianne Feinstein Claims Media ‘Outed’ Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who gave the FBI a letter from a woman claiming Brett Kavanaugh attacked her when they were in high school, has now criticized the media, saying they “outed” the accuser. Feinstein also implied in her tweet on Wednesday that President Donald Trump does not … Continue reading Dianne Feinstein Claims Media ‘Outed’ Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser

Parker: Helping Small Businesses in a Tight Labor Market

Elaine Parker writes in Real Clear Policy about the policy avenues being pursued in the expanding economy to assure small businesses have competitive access to qualified, skilled workers to fill their growing needs: By the numbers, the economy offers a number of encouraging signs. The unemployment rate has dropped below 4 percent. Over 4.6 million jobs have been created … Continue reading Parker: Helping Small Businesses in a Tight Labor Market

VIDEO: People Cling to Hood of Moving Car in Road Rage Incident

Shocking surveillance video shows two people holding on to a car’s hood for dear life as it barreled down a busy street in Everett, Massachusetts. Prosecutors say Jakyrah Pires, 21, hit a scooter carrying two riders from behind on Tuesday, knocking both passengers onto the roof of her car while witnesses looked on in shock, CBS … Continue reading VIDEO: People Cling to Hood of Moving Car in Road Rage Incident

Police: Georgia Teen Stabs Mother, Leaving Her in Critical Condition

Police said Peyton Cook Jr., 17, stabbed his mother Tammy Lee Watson 11 times early Wednesday morning, after an argument. Bremen Police Chief Keith Pesnell told Fox 5 that Cook repeatedly stabbed Watson with a kitchen knife in their family home on North Georgia Avenue, just before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, while she was lying down. In the house with them were … Continue reading Police: Georgia Teen Stabs Mother, Leaving Her in Critical Condition

State: Iran’s Proxy Hezbollah Operating Across Western Hemisphere, Including U.S.

The “world’s preeminent state sponsor of terrorism” Iran and its proxy Hezbollah maintain an operational presence across Latin America and in the United States, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) reported this week. For years, State and the U.S. military have warned against Iran and Hezbollah’s growing activities in Latin America, including the terrorist group’s … Continue reading State: Iran’s Proxy Hezbollah Operating Across Western Hemisphere, Including U.S.

U.S. Ready to Continue Nuclear Discussions with North Korea

As the third summit meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in drew to a close Thursday, officials from the Trump administration signaled the United States is ready to resume discussions about eliminating North Korea’s nuclear program. As Reuters tells it, the U.S. is eager to follow up on vague … Continue reading U.S. Ready to Continue Nuclear Discussions with North Korea

Kim Jong-Un, South Korean President Cheer atop ‘Spiritual’ Volcano Mt. Paektu

President Moon Jae-in and wife Kim Jung-sook made a final stop on their three-day trip to North Korea on Thursday to climb Mount Paektu, the highest peak in the Koreas. Mt. Paektu is considered a holy patriotic site in the South for being the mythical birthplace of the Korean people, and in the North for being … Continue reading Kim Jong-Un, South Korean President Cheer atop ‘Spiritual’ Volcano Mt. Paektu

CNN’s Chalian: Confirming Kavanaugh May Matter More to GOP Than Cloud – Dems ‘Delaying As Much as Possible’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” CNN Political Director David Chalian stated that confirming Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh “might be more important to Mitch McConnell than a cloud over it,” and Democrats are “delaying as much as possible.” Chalian said, “Republicans are not budging on how that hearing should take place on Monday. … Continue reading CNN’s Chalian: Confirming Kavanaugh May Matter More to GOP Than Cloud – Dems ‘Delaying As Much as Possible’

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford opens door to testifying next week

Christine Ford, the California professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that she “would be prepared to testify next week” — apparently dropping her bid for the FBI to first launch a new inquiry.  According to an email sent by Ford’s lawyers and obtained by … Continue reading Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford opens door to testifying next week

Poll: Texans Disagree with NFL Players Protesting During National Anthem

A recent Quinnipiac University poll finds that 54 percent of Texans think NFL players should not protest during the national anthem, even as they feel players have a right to free speech. The poll, released Thursday, finds that Texans do not like anthem protests, according to Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University … Continue reading Poll: Texans Disagree with NFL Players Protesting During National Anthem

Project Veritas Undercover Video — GAO Auditor on Socialist Activism: ‘We Want to Destroy Capitalists’

In the latest installment of Project Veritas’ undercover video series into the “Deep State,” a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) employee purportedly admits to breaking agency rules and being a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). UPDATE: According to Project Veritas, GAO has issued a statement saying that this employee has been “removed from any … Continue reading Project Veritas Undercover Video — GAO Auditor on Socialist Activism: ‘We Want to Destroy Capitalists’

Democratic Senate candidate backs vote on Kavanaugh if accuser refuses to testify

As Democrats come under pressure over their handling of the sexual assault accusation made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at least one Democrat is peeling away from the escalating calls for delay. Democrats have demanded that Republicans delay the confirmation vote on Kavanaugh until a full FBI investigation is carried out into an accusation … Continue reading Democratic Senate candidate backs vote on Kavanaugh if accuser refuses to testify

Hirono: Why Isn’t Kavanaugh ‘Asking for an FBI Investigation If He Has Nothing to Hide’

Thursday, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) asked, “why isn’t Judge Kavanaugh asking for an FBI investigation if he has nothing to hide” in light of the sexual misconduct accusations by Professor Christine Blasey Ford. Hirono said, “This is what happens when the trauma of this kind of assault is so tremendous, they never talk about it. To … Continue reading Hirono: Why Isn’t Kavanaugh ‘Asking for an FBI Investigation If He Has Nothing to Hide’

Leahy: GOP’s Rush on Kavanaugh ‘Makes You Wonder What Else Are They Trying to Hide’

Thursday on CNN’s “Wolf,” Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) said Republicans in the Senate rushing through the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in light of the sexual misconduct accusations by Professor Christine Blasey Ford “makes you wonder what else are they trying to hide.” Leahy said, “You know you cannot rush something like … Continue reading Leahy: GOP’s Rush on Kavanaugh ‘Makes You Wonder What Else Are They Trying to Hide’

Democratic lawmaker sorry for ‘stupid’ tweet mocking threats made to female GOP senator

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., has apologized for and deleted a tweet that seemed to make light of threats Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, says she and her staff have received during Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing.  (AP Photo) Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., apologized and deleted a tweet that seemed to make light of threats made … Continue reading Democratic lawmaker sorry for ‘stupid’ tweet mocking threats made to female GOP senator

Dershowitz: Brett Kavanaugh Has ‘Core Right to Confront His Accuser’

Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a “core right to confront his accuser” Thursday morning. Last week, Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor, accused Kavanaugh — President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court — of a “rape attempt” when they were both high schoolers in the 1980s. Dershowitz, … Continue reading Dershowitz: Brett Kavanaugh Has ‘Core Right to Confront His Accuser’

Judd Apatow Hosting Hollywood Fundraiser for Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke

Hollywood super-producer Judd Apatow has announced that he is parachuting into Texas to headline a fundraising event for left-wing Democrat Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke. The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Girls producer announced his participation in the September 20 and 27 events on Twitter. “Come to @LargoLosAngeles on 9-20 for our benefit for @WhenWeAllVote and 9-27 for our benefit … Continue reading Judd Apatow Hosting Hollywood Fundraiser for Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke

Report: Ticketmaster Works with Scalpers Using ‘Hundreds of Accounts’ to Drive Up Ticket Prices

Ticketmaster works with ticket scalpers who quickly buy up tickets using hundreds of accounts and then sell them for inflated prices, according to an investigative report. The Toronto Star and the CBC reported that Ticketmaster happily works with ticket scalpers because it then makes more money from extra resale fees through its resale platform TradeDesk, where people … Continue reading Report: Ticketmaster Works with Scalpers Using ‘Hundreds of Accounts’ to Drive Up Ticket Prices

Inconsistencies emerge in Kavanaugh accusations, with hearing in doubt

Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that Brett Kavanaugh tried to force himself on her when they were teens has thrown his Supreme Court nomination into doubt. But as senators spar over the terms for a new hearing which may or may not happen, inconsistencies in the story have emerged that could embolden Kavanaugh’s defenders.  Senate Judiciary Committee … Continue reading Inconsistencies emerge in Kavanaugh accusations, with hearing in doubt

Report: Ethereum Co-Founder Gavin Wood Deleted Blog Post About Sex with Underage Girl

Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood allegedly wrote a disturbing blog post in 2013 about having sex with an underage girl who was dying of AIDS and later deleted the post, according to a report. According to a report from Buzzfeed, Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood published a disturbing blog post in 2013 that detailed a sexual encounter … Continue reading Report: Ethereum Co-Founder Gavin Wood Deleted Blog Post About Sex with Underage Girl

Nolte: HuffPost Bombshell Reveals Kavanaugh’s Female Clerks Advised to Look ‘Outgoing’

An anonymous woman told HuffPost she was “warned” to look “outgoing” if she wanted a job clerking for Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh is the Supreme Court nominee whose confirmation has been temporarily stalled due to a 36-year-old sexual misconduct accusation leveled at the last possible moment. Kavanaugh says the alleged incident (when he was 17) did … Continue reading Nolte: HuffPost Bombshell Reveals Kavanaugh’s Female Clerks Advised to Look ‘Outgoing’

Texas Farm Bureau Tells Employees Not to Wear Nike Products at Work

The Texas Farm Bureau has told its employees not to wear its Nike branded products to the workplace. The bureau — Texas’ largest organization representing farmers — made the new rule after Nike decided to make former anthem-protester Colin Kaepernick, the face of their “Just Do It” ad campaign. Kaepernick gained notoriety in the preseason … Continue reading Texas Farm Bureau Tells Employees Not to Wear Nike Products at Work